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romney wins the washington state republican caucuses. romney easily won saturday's caucuses with a double-digit victory. romney came in first place with 38% of the vote. ron paul and rick santorum came in second and third with just 1% separating them at 25% and 24%. newt gingrich came in a distant fourth with 10%. this is romney's fourth win in a row. with a washington state victory in hand, romney heads into super tuesday with momentum. on tuesday, seven states will hold primaries, including virginia, where gingrich and santorum failed to qualify for the ballot. three states will hold caucuses. 419 delegates are up for grabs, and that's more than a third needed to clinch the republican nomination. romney and the rest of the candidates have their eyes on ohio now, which has the most delegates at stake amongst the ten contests. ohio's largest newspaper, "the plain dealer" of cleveland, endorsed romney. romney and santorum made campaign stops across the state. >> we've got good people running for office, but you know, these other guys have spent their life in government. nothing wrong with
.c. schools and restaurants this week. >>> both mitt romney and rick santorum gained momentum ahead of two crucial primaries on tuesday. yesterday, santorum won kansas's caucuses, capturing at least 2069 state's 40 delegates. romney took home some smaller victories, winning the u.s. bettterritories as well as wyoms caucus, which voted last week. santorum is currently third in polling in alabama, behind romney and newt gingrich. he is also third in mississippi with gingrich holding a slight lead over romney before tuesday's caucuses. santorum and romney's victories, though, do little to the delegate standings. look for yourself. romney has a commanding lead, 377 delegates for him, more than the other three candidates combined. santorum has 146 delegates. gingrich at 112 and ron paul at just 31. the challengers need 1,144 delegates to secure the republican nomination. >>> with just a couple days until alabama and mississippi, each candidate is hoping to capture those southern states. nbc's david gregory joined us earlier today and says for romney, santorum and gingrich, a win for them on tue
primary, mitt romney picked up another key endorsement. "the chicago tribune" endorsed the former massachusetts governor, saying he's the best choice for the republican nomination. the state's largest newspaper said romney is most likely to help return the gop back towards its traditional values of financial responsibility and limited government. illinois's primary has 54 delegates up for grabs. meanwhile, rick santorum has got a bold prediction ahead of the illinois primary. he says that if he wins on tuesday, he'll go on and win the republican nomination. santorum says that while chicago will mostly support mitt romney, he's got the support of the more rural areas of the state. he added that romney and president obama are so similar, he feels like he's already participating in the general election. >>> so, as the battle rages on between rick santorum and mitt romney, which matters more, the delegate count or support from fellow republicans? "meet the press" moderator david gregory stopped by the set with his answer. >> the problem is, for romney to make a case about the delegate
. >> we caught up with bradley at court, but he refused to be intervi interviewed. >>> mitt romney leading challenger rick santorum days before voters head to the polls in wisconsin. a new poll shows the former massachusetts governor has the support of 40% of likely voters. santorum trails by 7%. ron paul and newt gingrich, both trail by double digits, political bun at this times say wisconsin could ressam for um's last chance to keep romney from securing the nomination. >>> romney setting his sights on president obama. he spoke to students at lawrence university yesterday and completely ignored his challengers, making no mention of the other candidates. instead, he went after the president. calling his economic strategy a bust. >> out of touch liberals like barack obama say they want a strong economy. but they really don't like businesses very much. but the economy is simply the product of all of the nation's businesses added together. so -- so it's like saying you love omelets but you don't like eggs. >> romney has a busy day planned today. he is going to attend four campaign events acro
. mitt romney took home some smaller victories, winning the u.s. territories as well as wyoming's caucus, which actually voted last week. romney didn't have any events planned for yesterday, and santorum took the opportunity to position himself as the only true conservative. >> it's no surprise to me that all the washington insiders and all the big money in new york is behind governor romney. they want just something a little less, back off a little bit, you're going too fast for the american people. they don't want fundamental change. >> santorum is currently third in polling in alabama behind romney and newt gingrich. he's also third in mississippi with gingrich holding a slight lead over romney before tuesday's primaries. now, santorum and romney's victories does little to change the delegates' standings. romney has a commanding lead with 377 delegates, more than the other three candidates combined. santorum has 146 delegates with gingrich at 112 and ron paul at just 31. the challengers need 1,144 delegates to secure the republican nomination. rick santorum will be a guest today on nb
their affiliation later in the race. romney grabbed five delegates. santorum was in wisconsin when he got the news, and he says it confirms his true status as the conservative in the race. >> we talked about how we had a candidate that didn't have their public policy positions sketched on an etch asketch, but it was sketched on our hearts. i am not running as a consub-tive candidate for president. i am the conservative candidate for president. >> santorum still trails romney by a wide margin in the delicate count. next up for the republican candidates, primaries in d.c., maryland and wall stre maryland. >> david gregory joined us on set earlier, and he said despite the win santorum faces an uphill battle. >> you start to look at the math and the momentum, and something has to change the trajectory of the race. santorum has hung tough but he has not done that. >> david will have white house senior adviser, david plouffe as well as a special roundtable on trayvon martin's case. >>> and the family of trayvon martin remains confident charges will be filed against the man that killed their son, and tha
during the race. romney grabbed 5 delegates. santorum got the news and says it reaffirms his status as the only true conservative in the race. >> we talked about how he had a candidate that did not have their public policy positions sketched on an etch a sketch, but it was etched on our hearts, because i am not running as a conservative candidate for president, i am the conservative candidate for president. >> santorum still trails ramy by a wide margin. next up, the primaries in d.c., maryland and wisconsin. that happens on april 3rd. >>> the family of trayvon martin says they remain confident charges will be filed against the man that killed him. news4's darcy spencer was in freedom plaza where hundreds of people gathered. >> reporter: at the wilson building in downtown d.c., hundreds rallied and called for an arrest in the shooting death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. >> trayvon will never have the privilege of hearing a dad call me dad de, a life with so much promise snatched from us. >> he was shot and killed by this man. zimmerman claims he fired in self-defense. sanford polic
. >> i know. >>> all right, we go on to "decision 2012." where presidential candidate mitt romney wins the washington state republican caucuses. he easily won with a double-digit victory. recomme romney came in first with 31%, ron paul and rick santorum in second and third with one percent separating them, 25% and 24%. newt gingrich came in a distant fourth with 10%. this is romney's fourth win in a row. >> romney heads into super tuesday with momentum, a fresh sign of strength on tuesday. seven states will hold primaries, including virginia, where gingrich and santorum failed to qualify for the ballot. three states will hold caucuses. 419 delegates are up for grabs. that's more than a third needed to clinch the republican nomination. >> all right, and now, all eyes are on ohio, which has the most delegates at stake among the ten contests. the state's largest newspaper, "the plain dealer of cleveland" endorsed romney. romney and santorum made campaign stops across the state. >> we've got good people running for office, but you know, these other guys have spent their life in government.
, chuck. >> okay. >>> this morning, mitt romney has won another caucus. the former massachusetts governor captured the u.s. territory of guam securing nine more delegates. 215 registered republicans who participated decide that instead of using paper ballots that they would vote by a show of hands. there are three more caucuses today. kansas, the u.s. virgin islands, and northern mariana island. romney is looking for more momentum with two primaries in mississippi and alabama. he was in birmingham yesterday, with the front man from the band alabama. romney stumped for votes telling the crowd his business experience makes him a better choice than president obama to help america's economy. romney is close to tied with newt gingrich and n. alabama and leading in mississippi. rick santorum traveled to kansas ahead of the state kkes day. the senator told crowds in topeka and wichita that he is the candidate to trust to scare off against president obama. santorum slammed romney saying he reinvents himself for whatever is convenient and simply can't be trusted. there are 40 delegates available i
a nonbinding primary in the show me state last month. two days before the illinois primary, mitt romney picked up another key endorsement. the "chicago tribune" endorsed the former massachusetts governor, saying he's the best choice for the republican nomination. the state's largest newspaper said romney is most likely to help return the gop back toward its traditional values of financial responsibility and limited government. illinois's primary has 54 delegates up for grabs. meanwhile, rick santorum has a bold prediction ahead of the illinois primary. he says if he wins on tuesday, he'll go on to win the republican nomination. santorum says that while chicago will mostly support mitt romney, he has the support of the more rural areas of the state. he added that romney and president obama are so similar, he feels like he's already participating in the general election. erika? >> thanks so much, angie. >>> alexandria police say the number of tickets issued by red light cameras is disturbing. officers told wtop they've mailed nearly 9,400 tickets in the last year alone. at $50 a pop, that amount
coming up. >> see you in a bit. thanks. >>> this morning, mitt romney waking up a winner yet again. the former massachusetts governor captured the caucus in the u.s. territory of guam, securing nine more delegates. 215 registered republicans that participated decided instead of using paper ballots they would vote by a show of hands. there are three more caucuses today. the guam win for romney comes as he prepares for tuesday's primaries in alabama and mississippi. he was in birmingham yesterday, joined by singer randy owe nguyen, front man for alabama. romney stumped for votes, telling the crowd his business experience makes him a better choice to help america's economy than president obama. romney close to tied in alabama. and rick santorum traveled to kansas ahead of that state's caucus and told crowds in topeka and wichita, he is the candidate to trust to square off against the president. santorum slammed romney, saying he reinvests himself for whatever is convenience and simply can't be trusted. there are 40 delegates available in kansas and a distant second to romney in the de
, the polls will soon open in louisiana for their presidential primaries today. yesterday mitt romney visited the city of sheave po-- shreveport. he commented on the trayvon martin shooting calling it a tragedy and unnecessary. rick santorum was also in louisiana at a firing range and back tracked on comments he made earlier in the week. the former senator said voters should support president obama over mitt romney. yesterday he said that he would support the republican nominee over the president no matter who it is. after firing off a few rounds, santorum turned his sights back on romney saying he had no true core. >> it's the reason he hasn't been able to seal the deal in these primaries. because he's not giving the republicans a clear vision. then we hear this week the etch-a-sketch which is i'll say what i have to win the election and say what i have to say the next election. god knows what he'll do if he does win. >> and there was a bit of controversy at his event yesterday. at the firing range a woman yelled out pretend it's obama. secret service is trying to find that woman. >>> at lea
front-runners for the republican presidential nomination commented on his comments. mitt romney told reporters, quote, it's not the language that i would have used. rick santorum took it even further saying limbaugh was simply an entertainer and his comments were, quote/unquote, absurd. meanwhile, at least three companies have pulled their advertisements from limbaugh's show. quicken loans, sleep number beds and sleep train have all pulled their ads and released statements distancing themselves from the conservative radio host. sleep number spokesperson said that limbaugh's comments do not align with the company's values. other companies have said while they disagree with his attacks on fluke, they respect his right to free speech and will continue their ads during his show. >>> in anne arundle, a county executive is speaking out about the misconduct charges against him. john leopold isccused of using his security detail to arrange sexual encounters. >> the state prosecutor has had his opportunity to present his side of the story. and i look forward to our side being heard by the peo
primaries today. yesterday mitt romney visited the city of shreveport and spoke at an energy event. the former massachusetts governor told the crowd he hopes to soon turn his attention during the general election. he also commented on the trayvon martin shooting calling it a tragedy and calling it unnecessary. palin santor-- rick santorum wa in louisiana at a shooting range back track on things he said earlier this week. he said people should support obama over romney. yesterday he said he would support the republican nominee over the president no matter who it is. he turned his sights on romney saying he had no true core. >> it's the reason he hasn't been able to seal the deal in these primaries. because he's not giving the republicans a clear vision. and then we hear this week the etch-a-sketch which is -- i'll say what i have to to win this election. and gosh knows what he'll do if he does win. >> and there was a bit of controversy at his event at that firing range a woman yelled out pretend it's obama. the secret service is now trying to find is that woman. >>> one company is p
super tuesday. mitt romney is winning the delegate math but not the perception. >> the perception is the issue for him. he still can't put away rick santorum. >> and now the race moves on to illinois. that might be the biggest consequence of what happened in alabama and mississippi. the race continues to move on. >> don't forget about puerto rico tonight. 20 delegates up for grabs. and the candidates have spent a lot of time there. the obama re-election campaign also ramped up this week. vice president we saw on the campaign trail with his first major speech and a 17-minute at bank of america, we're lending and investing in the people and communities who call greater washington, d.c. home. from supporting an organization that helps new citizens find their way... to proudly supporting our washington redskins... and partnering with a school that brings academic excellence to the anacostia community. because the more we do in greater washington, d.c., the more we help make opportunity possible. >>> the republican candidates continue to push for votes before tomorrow's puerto rico pri
the country looking for votes. mitt romney is defending statements that he made about supreme court justice. he says he doesn't support her as a justice because of their differing philosophies. the controversy stems from her being of puerto rican descent. puerto rico's primary is tomorrow. >>> romney's main competitor rick santorum is pulling for another big win by trying to grab votes in illinois before tuesday's primary. santorum told supporters they can shake up the race and that they have a unique duty to correct a wrong referring to president obama. the former pennsylvania senator hopes to do well in southern parts of illinois in order to carry the state on tuesday. >>> meanwhile, president obama was in illinois as well taking aim at the gop contenders while raising run for his re-election campaign. in the land of lincoln the president pointed out that the candidates do not share the same values as the 16th commander in chief. his fund-raiser in chicago was apparently successful with reports coming in that he raised at least $5 million from the crowd of about 600. the president then tr
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